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  *的* | 的* | *的
of; ~'s (possessive particle) / (used after an attribute) / (used to form a nominal expression) / (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis) / also pr. [di4] or [di5] in poetry and songs
purpose; aim; goal; target; objective / CL: 個|个
really / indeed
seems as if / rather like / Taiwan pr. [si4 de5]
  *的* | 的* | *的
a taxi; a cab (abbr. for 的士)
  *的* | 的* | *的
really and truly
  *的* | 的* | *的
(bound form) bull's-eye; target
really / after all / details / particulars
abbr. of 麵包車的士|面包车的士 / minivan taxi
Baltimore (place name, surname etc)
taxi (loanword)
destination (location)
lit. to have a target in mind when shooting one's arrows (idiom) / fig. to have a clear objective
Trieste, port city in Italy
generally speaking / to sum up / in summary / in short
Baltic Sea
else / other
yes, that's right / variant of 似的
lit. target of a multitude of arrows (idiom); the butt of public criticism / attacked on all sides
Actual practice is the sole criterion for judging truth (item from Deng Xiaoping theory, from 1978)
nothing to pick on / really good / nothing to discuss / settled matter / no problem
what for / why / how
Montevideo, capital of Uruguay
Tripoli, capital of Libya / Tripoli, city in north Lebanon
the cooked duck flew away (proverb) / (fig.) to let a sure thing slip through one's fingers
(idiom) to hit the mark with a comment; to say sth spot on
Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia
bogus / ersatz / fake / mock / phony
disco (loanword) / also written 迪斯科
money isn't everything, but without money you can do nothing (idiom)
dacron (loanword)
to shoot without aim (idiom); fig. to speak without thinking / firing blindly / to shoot in the air / a shot in the dark
lit. If the old doesn't go, the new will not come. / You can't make progress by clinging to old notions.
(there are) some (who are...) / some (exist)
homing / target-seeking (military)
Midea (brand)
(coll.) food
target / aim / objective / what one hopes to gain
drat / frick / (euphemistic variant of 媽的|妈的)
I (when talking to a superior)
if (coming after a conditional clause)
reliable funds
(coll.) to take a taxi / to go by taxi
bull's-eye / target / objective
(idiom) a good person, used to praise sb's moral integrity or courage
Minecraft (video game)
there's no place like home (idiom)
darkness comes before dawn / things can only get better (idiom)
Greater Antilles, Caribbean archipelago
the Last Supper (in the Christian Passion story)
Game of Thrones (TV series)
to hit the target / (fig.) to hit the nail on the head
every family has its problems (idiom)
lit. the child who cries gets the candy (idiom) / fig. the squeaky wheel gets the grease
lit. grasshoppers tied together with a piece of string (idiom) / fig. people who are in it together for better or worse / people who will sink or swim together
to hit the target with a single shot / to say something spot on (idiom)
(dialect) not that great / not up to much / nothing special
a boneheaded teammate can do you more harm than the most formidable opponent (idiom)
not to be trifled with / to be reckoned with
to hit the target / (fig.) to hit the nail on the head
and so on / and what not
What brings you here? (idiom)
drat / frick / (euphemistic variant of 他媽的|他妈的)
(taboo curse) damn it! / fucking
lit. you hit the high road, I'll cross the log bridge (idiom) / fig. you go your way, I'll go mine / you do it your way, I'll do it mine
to get tough / to use force
lit. the barefooted people are not afraid of those who wear shoes (idiom) / fig. the poor, who have nothing to lose, do not fear those in power
if you live a life of crime, sooner or later you'll pay for it
lit. rafters that jut out rot first (idiom) / fig. anyone who makes himself conspicuous will be targeted for attack
Cádiz, Spain
even if you build a thousand-league awning for it, every banquet must come to an end (idiom)
Get along with you!
the art of the possible (Bismarck on politics)
lit. the mouth that has been fed by others is soft, the hand that has received doesn't reach (idiom) / fig. one is partial to those from whom presents have been accepted
lit. bread previously chewed by someone has no flavor (idiom) / fig. there's no joy in discovering something if someone else got there first
all one's strength
utmost effort
lit. if you were eating warm shit, it'd be stone cold by the time you finished it (idiom) / fig. (of a person) too slow / can't keep up
having nothing better to do / see 吃飽撐著|吃饱撑着
lit. the dog that bites doesn't show its teeth (idiom) / fig. the most sinister of people can look quite harmless
ultimatum (loanword)
(coll.) not at all (humble expression denying compliment) / don't mention it
white lie
the straw that broke the camel’s back (idiom) / the final straw
to be quite an ordeal / to be hard to bear
Greater Antilles, Caribbean archipelago
all good things must come to an end (idiom)
the Lamb of God
Goddam! / goddamn / wretched

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